League Latest: Shock code switch, Benji finds new club & Smith saga takes new twist

League Latest – keeping you up to date with the latest news from the world of rugby league.

Here are some of the headline-grabbing stories from the last 24 hours.

Roger the Dodger

New Zealand Warriors star Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is apparently been in secret negotiations with New Zealand Rugby Union after the Warriors allowed the fullback to explore his options, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Bunny Benji

It’s been confirmed by South’s club website that Benji Marshall has joined the Rabbitohs for the 2021 season.

Fat-fighting Fifita

NRL.com can reveal that Cronulla’s Andrew Fifita was influenced by the NRL rule changes to lose weight after he called himself “a fat mess”.

Warrington star facing race against time

Josh Charnley has a shoulder problem that could see him miss weeks of pre-season, the Warrington Guardian can reveal.

Smith to Gold Coast?

It’s been one of the longest-running transfer sagas, with Cameron Smith now rumoured to be on his way to the Gold Coast after being spotted at an under-19s training trial, Fox Sports has revealed.

Marshall’s Hull deal never close

He was rumoured to be in talks with Hull FC, but Benji Marshall was never close to signing with the Airlie Birds, according to head coach Brett Hodgson in an interview with the Yorkshire Post.

Six-minute wonder

Former Warrington forward Ben Murdoch-Masila has told the New Zealand Warriors’ website that it was six minutes in Super League that saved his career.

No McInnes contract

St George star Cameron McInnes has still not been offered a contract despite sitting down with the club this week, according to Fox Sports.

Reynolds wanting regular rugby

Having played just 22 NRL games in three seasons, new Hull FC star Josh Reynolds spoke to the Yorkshire Post about how he’s looking forward to regular rugby again.

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